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Thank you for doing this wonderful review! I was debating getting this ink because it's an LE, but I know I would not use the color much. I'm very happy that you reviewed it so I can have a taste of it through your writing samples, photos and beautiful splashes :)

That's what I thought too before deciding to purchase it. Finally the box won me over. :)

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Is this as similar to Tanzanite in writing as it appears in your swabs? My wife loves Tanzanite, but I hate the behavior. I've heard it referred to as pen laxative.

 

 

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Is this as similar to Tanzanite in writing as it appears in your swabs? My wife loves Tanzanite, but I hate the behavior. I've heard it referred to as pen laxative.

 

 

I haven't compared these two in the same pen. I suppose they are similar. Tanzanite would be more saturated, a bit bluer and have less shading. Sasakia charonda is quite close too.

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I took a photo of the comparison part to give you a better idea, since my scanner tend to make the pictures more saturated than they really are.

 

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OK, that clarifies things. Not very similar to Tanzanite at all. So do you prefer the Murasaki?

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OK, that clarifies things. Not very similar to Tanzanite at all. So do you prefer the Murasaki?

 

Well between Monet and Murasaki I would choose Monet. I like its bluer hue more.

 

As I said you can try to replicate Monet by mixing Murasaki and Ajisai, since both are not so saturated. Or you can find a way to lower the saturation of Cassia. Actually I shall try it myself. These experiments seem fun!

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Morbus Curiositas

Excellent reviews....

 

I only have 2 sailor inks....

Brown and Shigure....

 

But will get more next time whne I am at LCC

 

Your reviews are a great help i this matter

 

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Here's the result of my mixing experiment.

 

I have to correct myself. Diluting Cassia won't make Monet... I mixed Cassia with Blue Ghost by 2:3. The mixture got desaturated but it's too blue to be Monet...

 

However, mixing Murasaki and Ajisai proved to be quite a success. At 4:1 ratio it's quite similar to Monet.

 

The swabs on the right are all Monet.

 

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Final result comparison: Murasaki-shikibu, 4:1 Mix and Monet.

 

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